Kathleen English Cadmus is a mental health nurse practitioner with an MFA in Creative Writing from Ashland (Ohio) University. Her private practice provides medication management, therapy, and writing-for-healing groups. Kathleen's memoir, Intertwined, A Mother’s Memoir, 2019, KiCamProjects Press, was an American Book Fest Award Finalist. Kathleen’s essay, The Novice, was anthologized in Learning To Heal, 2018, Kent State University Press. Her essays have appeared in The Columbus Dispatch, Fewerthan550.com, and adoption newsletters. Kathleen lives in Worthington, Ohio with her husband, Kevin. She is a mother to five children and a grandmother to eight.